Ultimate Classic Rock News

Willie Nelson will miss the opening run of shows on the 2024 Outlaw Music Festival Tour due to an unspecified illness. Continue reading…
Author: Sterling Whitaker
Posted: June 21, 2024, 8:22 pm
The Who also launched their highly criticized reunion tour on this date. Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: June 21, 2024, 5:38 pm
He was at work on new material when John Wetton's health began to rapidly deteriorate. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: June 21, 2024, 4:47 pm
The Kinks guitarist doesn’t want to pay $12,500 to get his award back after someone had a ‘Storage Wars’ moment at his expense. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: June 21, 2024, 12:46 pm
Elton John, Jimi Hendrix and Eagles received all-star album tributes in the early '90s. Why not Kiss? Continue reading…
Author: Jeff Giles
Posted: June 21, 2024, 12:26 pm
Three-part series is based on the book 'Nothin' but a Good Time.' Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: June 20, 2024, 7:06 pm
"You’ve got all kinds of bands that don’t even actually go to the studio to record a record," the Guns N' Roses guitarist tells UCR. Continue reading…
Author: Matt Wardlaw
Posted: June 20, 2024, 6:03 pm
'Wind of Change' will coincide with German rockers' 60th anniversary. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: June 20, 2024, 5:06 pm
Ozzy Osbourne, Jon Bon Jovi and Cher are also getting new Funko figures. Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: June 20, 2024, 4:33 pm
They celebrate life's simple-but-universal pleasures. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: June 20, 2024, 2:33 pm
These well-loved numbers have yet to make the set list ... though there's still time. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: June 20, 2024, 1:42 pm
Veteran rocker says late friend is the reason he’ll soon stop touring his Deep Purple show. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: June 20, 2024, 11:32 am
Deal is the biggest on record. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: June 20, 2024, 2:13 am
UMG plans to let artists control and profit from virtual vocals, which could help people like Jon Bon Jovi extend their careers. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: June 19, 2024, 9:05 pm
He's defending the former president after a conviction on 34 felony counts. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: June 19, 2024, 8:46 pm
Like his high-school pal Frank Zappa, this outre artist can be an acquired taste. Continue reading…
Author: Michael Gallucci
Posted: June 19, 2024, 5:51 pm
The decade saw the band deliver a stunning return to form, succumb to grunge and bring back the face paint. Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: June 19, 2024, 3:19 pm
Generations of fans probably knew this already, but science has now confirmed it. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: June 19, 2024, 3:02 pm
Fiery remake of 'Force It' track marks first single from upcoming album 'My Years With UFO.' Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: June 19, 2024, 2:09 pm
Touring is expensive, but it sure can be lucrative, too. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: June 19, 2024, 1:10 pm
He also says he "wasn't surprised" that CBS cut off his Madison Square Garden concert special. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: June 19, 2024, 1:00 pm
"I don't care about those guys," the bassist said, referring to Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and Ian Paice. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: June 19, 2024, 12:47 pm
Members of Santana, Night Ranger and Sly and the Family Stone join Journey's co-founding bassist. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: June 19, 2024, 12:25 pm
His rare stolen Patek Philippe 2499 could be worth $10 million to $40 million at auction. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: June 18, 2024, 8:42 pm
"I would pay to get that back right now," Randy Bachman tells UCR. Continue reading…
Author: Gary Graff
Posted: June 18, 2024, 4:10 pm
The band lost its makeup and two founding members but fought its way back to the top of the rock world. Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: June 18, 2024, 12:31 pm
Ratt, Deep Purple and Journey alumni take part as guitarist revisits his UFO era with 11 classic songs. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: June 18, 2024, 12:29 pm
"Tom would be really, really happy with this," guitarist tells UCR of the new tribute album. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: June 18, 2024, 12:16 pm
Deep Purple returns with new music, while reissues expand LPs from Van Halen, John Lennon and the Police. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: June 18, 2024, 11:56 am
Four decades later, the force is still rising. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: June 17, 2024, 8:59 pm
She says without Christine McVie, the band has no future. Continue reading…
Author: Michael Gallucci
Posted: June 17, 2024, 4:23 pm
Jay Kogen claims show writers didn't even know the Guns N' Roses bassist. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: June 17, 2024, 2:47 pm
It's a cover of the Montgolfier Brothers' 1999 song, featuring his daughter Romany Gilmour on vocals and harp. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: June 17, 2024, 12:33 pm
Kiss star recalls teenage parties when he behaved “like a vulture.” Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: June 17, 2024, 12:24 pm
The era forever changed music, but which groups were the best? Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: June 17, 2024, 12:20 pm